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Volleyball Hosts Kennesaw State Tuesday

Volleyball Hosts Kennesaw State Tuesday

CLEMSON, S.C. – The Clemson volleyball team will look to extend their winning streak to four matches as the Tigers host Kennesaw State (1-0) in Jervey Gym on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Clemson is coming off its most impressive start since the 2014 season when the Tigers opened the season with six consecutive wins.


Match Information:


Who: Clemson Tigers (3-0) vs. Kennesaw State Owls (1-0)


When: Tuesday, Aug. 29 at 7 p.m.


Where: Jervey Gym


Watch: ACC Network Extra

Follow: @ClemsonVB on Twitter and Instagram, and @ClemsonVolleyball on Facebook


Up Next: vs. Rhode Island at Yale Invitational on Friday, Sept. 1 at 4:30 p.m. (New Haven, Conn.)


Clemson Notes:


  • Clemson won the 2017 Big Orange Bash this past weekend, going 3-0 against Bethune-Cookman (25-21, 25-15, 23-25, 25-20), Jacksonville (20-25, 25-7, 25-20, 22-25, 15-13) and Lamar (25-17, 25-20, 25-15).


  • Junior outside hitter Kailey Harvell was tabbed the Tournament MVP after averaging 3.58 kills per set, while hitting .366.


  • Sophomore outsider hitter Kaylin Korte and junior middle blocker Megan McGinley were named to the All-Tournament Team … Korte averaged 3.42 kills per set and 2.58 digs per set. McGinley averaged 2.17 kills per set, while hitting 3.85


  • McGinley also tallied seven blocks on the weekend, including two block solos and a match-winning block assist in the Tigers’ five-set win over Jacksonville on Saturday.


  • Clemson is off to its best start since the 2014 season when they Tigers opened 6-0 … it is also the best start for a first-year head coach at Clemson since Jolene Hoover’s opening season in 1994 when the Tigers started off 12-0.


  • Clemson dominated Jacksonville in the second set (25-7) on Saturday … Clemson had not held an opponent to single-digit points in a single set to 25 since the Tigers downed Georgia State 25-6 in the second set on September 18, 2010.


Kennesaw State Notes:


  • KSU downed Troy, 3-1, in their season opener in Kennesaw, Ga., on Sunday.


  • Senior outside hitter Anaiah Boyer posted a match-high 15 kills for the Owls against Troy.


  • The Owls dropped the first set against the Trojans, 23-25 … KSU hit .057 in the first, but bounced back to hit .300 for the match, while holding Troy to .047 hitting percentage for the match.


  • KSU out-blocked Troy 10-3.


Series Notes: Tuesday’s match will mark the first-ever meeting between Clemson and Kennesaw State.


Promotions: Taco Tuesday Free tacos for all students in attendance. Students must present a valid Clemson student ID.


Admission is free for all 2017 home Clemson volleyball matches. For complete coverage of the Tiger volleyball team, follow @ClemsonVB on Twitter and Instagram, @ClemsonVolleyball on Facebook and ClemsonVBall on Snapchat.